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FlipSwitch CEO Advocates for Innovation in Technology-Based Education

Damian Creamer, Founder and CEO of FlipSwitch, recently participated in a special advocacy trip to Washington, DC, hosted by the Internet Marketing Association (IMA) to advocate for innovation in technology-based education. The visit offered an exclusive opportunity for an intimate delegation to participate in a series of seminars and meetings with key decision makers.

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School Specialty Adds Royal Seating Brand to its Proprietary Product Family

Royal Seating will now be exclusively marketed and sold by School Specialty, expanding the company’s proprietary Furniture & Equipment stable of products.

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Georgia’s College and Career Ready Performance Index Released

The CCRPI is the new accountability system that replaces the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) measurement in Georgia. The U.S. Department of Education granted Georgia’s waiver from NCLB on Feb. 9, 2012.

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ASCD Publishes Leadership Guide on Transforming Teachers into Masters

Never Underestimate Your Teachers offers school leaders a new model for understanding great teaching as a combination of skill and will, and it’s the first book of its kind to support leaders as they facilitate teacher growth in both areas through differentiated leadership.

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New School Visitor Badges Are More Quickly Identified, Easier To Use

Visitor badges serve two security purposes in schools: to identify non-employees in order to control their entry into restricted areas and secondly, to prove their authorization to be in a specific area of the facility.

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Vonnegut Library Awards $1,000 Scholarships to High School Students

Students at Shortridge High School – renowned author Kurt Vonnegut’s alma mater – were invited to theorize on the contents of an unopened letter the author’s father wrote to his son while the latter was being held as a prisoner of war inside the underground meat locker that would inspire his great work, Slaughterhouse-Five.

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Norament Satura Provides Flexible Palette of Neutrals, Saturated Colors

nora systems, Inc. is proud to introduce norament® satura, the latest high-performance floor covering from nora for busy working environments, like hospitals and universities.

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New York Life Foundation Grants $400,000 to Classroom, Inc.

The funding will support program expansion of Classroom, Inc.’s Transition Programs for Youth; the dissemination of a new digital literacy suite for sixth- through eighth-graders; and implementation of the organization’s strategic plan.

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Study Shows Significant Test Score Increases in LA Schools Using ST Math

The rigorous analysis, which adhered to federal What Works Clearinghouse specifications, found a statistically significant difference in the average percentage of students in two groups: those scoring advanced and those scoring advanced or proficient on the California Standards Test (CST) in 2011.

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Short Throw Projector Features Improved Interactivity, Added Brightness

Providing educators and business users with the most feature-rich, budget-friendly, short-throw projector, Optoma has begun shipping the TW610STi+, designed to produce large, high-resolution images when space is tight. 3D-ready in 720p HD and offering state-of-the-art remote command and control via Crestron RoomView® technology, the TW610STi+ features PointBlank 3.0 interactive technology and delivers 3200 ANSI lumens of brightness, all at a suggested price of $999.

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